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cracked stem[¦krakt ‚stem]
A boron-deficiency disease of celery characterized by brown mottling of leaves and brittleness and cracking of leaf stalks.
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* Cracked stems
and branch forks that could cause catastrophic failure of a tree section.
Signs of canker and other diseases include badly cracked stems
and sunken areas.